Category Archives: Mediterranean Revival

260 Southampton, Berkeley

Our featured home today is a lavish Mediterranean revival designed by the short-lived San Francisco firm Norberg & Hayne. John Norberg and Benjamin Hayne were both still in their twenties when the home was built but it already demonstrates a … Continue reading

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31 La Salle, Piedmont

Today we have an impressive Piedmont Mediterranean revival to share. The home has an imposing presence on the street with its loose symmetry and variety of highly ornate exterior embellishments. Inside, the spaces are substantial and filled with arches and … Continue reading

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1408 Hawthorne Terrace, Berkeley

Bernard Maybeck is best known today for his woodsy First Bay Region homes but he was by no means a stylistic puritan. Quite the contrary, he was above all else an innovator who loved to experiment not only with style, … Continue reading

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845 Calmar, Oakland

It is a bit hard to tell from the pictures, but this stately Mediterranean revival is brimming with possibilities. Its broad and symmetrical façade gives way to interiors that are packed full of original woodwork and period detail galore. A … Continue reading

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663 Haddon, Oakland

Generally speaking, mature period revival homes of the 20s and 30s tend to have pretty minimally embellished interiors with just a bit of slender woodwork for accent. This impressive Haddon Hill Mediterranean revival is a notable exception. The home has … Continue reading

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31 La Salle, Piedmont

Today we have an impressive Piedmont Mediterranean revival to share. The home has an imposing presence on the street with its loose symmetry and variety of highly ornate exterior embellishments. Inside, the spaces are substantial and filled with arches and … Continue reading

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1205 Sunnyhills, Oakland

Today we are pleased to have a well-preserved Crocker Highlands Mediterranean revival to share. There is plenty to love here from the wrought iron and original woodwork to a showy period bath. The home also has some unique features like … Continue reading

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